A glimpse into history

The Russian text was specially written for the cantata by Apollon Maykov Soviet editions of the score used a revised version of the text by Aleksey Mashistov. As early as December , one of the members of the Moscow City Coronation Committee—a certain Korganov—had discussions with Tchaikovsky about commissioning him to write a cantata. Tchaikovsky agreed in principle, and suggested the poets Yakov Polonsky or Apollon Maykov as possible authors of the text. But then no official commission followed. In February , while staying in Paris , Tchaikovsky received an inquiry from the director Anton Bartsal as to whether the cantata was ready [2]. Concerned by this question, Tchaikovsky asked Pyotr Jurgenson to find out more about this, and just in case, to send him the manuscript of the Cantata for the Opening of the Polytechnic Exhibition : “If the worst comes to the worst I might fall back on that for the music, but—words, words? And when should all this be ready? Is it already too late? With the letter came the text by Apollon Maykov.

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I do not complain about anything and everything pleases me despite the fact that I have never been here before and know nothing about these parts. In —6, I experienced a coup de foudre —a lightning blast of admiration—when I discovered Collective Actions and their performances in the snow. Much of this documentation was displayed in the Russian Pavilion this summer at the Venice Biennale, curated together with the doyen of the group, Andrei Monastyrsky.

One perceives but can only partially decipher. What, of the essence of things, is lost in translation? And what is lost through time? In England and America, where conceptual art originated, transparency meant the explicitness of a scientific experiment clearly exposing the limits and the unique character of our cognitive faculties. In Russia, however, it is impossible to paint a decent abstract picture without reference to the Holy Light.

The unity of collective spirit is still so very much alive in our country that mystical experience here appears quite as comprehensible and lucid as does scientific experience … Unless it culminates in a mystical experience, creative activity seems to be of inferior worth.

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The album version is six minutes long, while the single version is four and a half minutes long. The band, under their English-language band name Genghis Khan , released a version of the song with English lyrics entitled “Moscow” in Australia in , the year of the Moscow Olympics. The song also achieved enormous underground popularity in the Soviet Union.

Ron Perlman and G.W. Bailey in Police Academy: Mission to Moscow () Pamela Guest and Stuart Nisbet in Police Academy: Lyrics by Brewster M. Higley.

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Original Performer: Dschinghis Khan. Parody Song Title: “Moscow”. Parody Written by: Dylan Baranski. Well, not so much a parody as it is an English translation of Moskau. I know there’s already an English Moskau song, but I wanted to do my own version that was closer to the original German song, with some parody lyrics.

The Red Square

In fact, partly due to the its video, “Wind of Change” is commonly associated with the fall of the Berlin Wall — but as the band members told Rolling Stone in a recently published oral history of the track, it was actually inspired by events that took place well before the Wall started coming down in late According to guitarist Rudolf Schenker, “Wind of Change” has its roots in the band’s Soviet Union tour stop while promoting ‘s Savage Amusement album — a visit that was supposed to include Moscow dates that were, he recalls, canceled by officials who thought “maybe a riot could happen.

When the band went back to the USSR the following year for the Moscow Music Peace Festival , singer Klaus Meine was struck by how much things had changed since their last visit — and inspired by the crowd’s affection. We rocked the Soviet Union, dudes! We saw so many changes from Leningrad in ’88 to Moscow in ‘

Thanks to its English lyrics, it captured the mood of the moment across Roughly 14 million copies of the single have been sold around the world to date. said the band’s participation in the legendary Moscow Music Peace.

Join Songkick to track Placebo and get concert alerts when they play near you. Be the first to know when they tour near St. Petersburg, Russian Federation. The band originate from London. Placebo founders Brian Molko and Stefan Olsdal happened to attend the same school, yet only met in London in when they happened to both be at Kensington Tube Station. The duo originally started their career as Ashtray Heart, Robert Schultzberg joined the band later that year and Placebo was born, named ironically due to the trend of naming bands after drugs at the time.

The self titled debut album came a couple of years later and charted at number five in the UK, and still remains their highest position to date. Despite inter-band disputes and Schultzberg eventually deciding to leave the band, they achieved moderate success with the debut album and their promotional tour took them across Europe and the US and included an opening spot for David Bowie on his Outsiders Tour.

Cultural Treasures

Petersburg, Small Hall of the D. Shostakovich St. Petersburg, Repino Concert Hall St. Petersburg, State Academic Chapel of St. Petersburg Academic Philharmonia St.

, Lenin Public Library, Moscow), 3 0 dating from the first half of the There is n o need to say anything about the liturgical intonations in his lyrics since Boris.

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Wavves is an iconic collective for a whole generation of American and Russian garage rockers coming to Russia to perform here for the first time. Experimental punk hard core trio are the stars of New York’s new underground. In their music you can hear elements of sludge metal, hip hop and prog rock; one of the key instruments at their concerts is the banjo. But their main weapon is unyielding and energetic flow: harsh beats, atonal vocals and roaring guitars.

Four years later Wiki is coming back to Moscow as a successful solo musician and current hip hop scene representative of his native and beloved New York city. The mysterious hip hop project from Kazakhstan is one of the main Russian music discoveries of the year. Provocative and fearless hip hop artist from Nikolaev, Ukraine, is the future star of the Russian-speaking and maybe not only rap scene. Moscow band plays loud and melodic songs with fast rhythms and emotional lyrics.

Moscow (cantata)

Free, free, free the pavement! Unlike Tahrir Square in Cairo or Taksim Square in Istanbul, Red Square — directly next to the Kremlin, residence of the President, and center of Russian government — has never been an arena for mass protests. The center of power is inaccessible.

Dschinghis Khan – Moskau (English Translation) Lyrics. [Intro] Oh-oh, oh-oh-oh-​oh-oh-oh. Oh-oh-oh.

Moscow traces its history back to , when it was mentioned in the chronicles for the first time. The early 12th century saw Kievan Rus disintegrate into many separate principalities. During this period, Prince Yury Dolgoruky of Rostov and Suzdal — began to build new towns and communities. Pereslavl Zalessky, Yuriev Polsky and Dmitrov were just a few of his early projects.

There were villages scattered along the Moskva River at that time. It was the best location for a walled town, a border point. Wooden Kremlin walls were erected to protect the residents of the former villages. After some time, the town started to be called Moscow, derived from the Moskva River. Likewise, a historical account focusing on dates and events can only give a vague idea of what a city was really like.

On the square outside City Hall, on Tverskaya Street, there is a statue of a medieval soldier on a horse. As a matter of fact, we have no credible historical evidence of what the prince really looked like.

RUSSIAN SONGS – Moscow Nights lyrics